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The McClay Library

The McClay Library brings together wide-ranging library, computing and media services in a single location, blending the best features of a traditional library with the latest technology. 

Study facilities include both places for quiet study and significant provision for group work, allowing students to follow their own individual learning style. Training provided by Information Services is also based in the building.

The library's extensive book and journal collections support teaching and research in the arts and humanities, science and engineering, the social sciences and law.

The McClay Library is situated in College Park, at the top of Botanic Avenue.
Address: The McClay Library, 10 College Park, Belfast, BT7 1LP
Tel: 028 9097 6135

Email: General Enquiries - 
Email: Issue Desk -

McClay Opening Hours 2021

Use this map to find out how to get to the McClay Library.

About The McClay Library - for more information about the Library
Getting Started Videos - Guides to using The McClay Library

McClay Library Induction September 2020

Floor Plans

Floor plan - Ground Floor - includes the Borrower Services Desk; Short Loan Collection; IT Service Desk and Language Centre.

Floor plan - Floor 1 - includes Special Collections and Archives Enquiries; Special Collections and Archives; C.S.Lewis Reading Room.

Floor plan - Floor 2‌ - includes Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Enquiries, and Law and Official Publications.

Floor plan - Floor 3‌ - includes Engineering and Physical Sciences Enquiries.